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the republican plan is to cut more taxes on upper-income... people and go back to deregulation. that's what got us in trouble in the first place. president obama has a plan to rebuild america from... the ground up, investing in innovation, education... and job training. it only works if there is a strong middle class. that's what happened when i was president. we need to keep going with his plan. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. this is fox 5 news at 10:00. all around town you can hear the chant hail to the redskins, why fans are convinced this could finally be their year. >> plus trees knocked to the ground, tens of thousands without power after a night of severe storms this weekend, why it's taken days for some families to clean up the damage. >> new information emerging in the death of a high school honor student killed in her own bedroom. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter.
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it's been over two weeks since 17-year-old amber stanley was killed in her home in prince george's county. at a community meeting tonight police gave an update on the murder that has rocked the normally quiet neighborhood. fox 5's karen gray houston has the developments. >> this brazen killing defies explanation. why would anyone barge into a private home and shoot and kill a 17-year-old girl? police told concerned residents tonight in kettering they are taking this case very seriously, but they also need help from the community to solve the crime. residents packed into the kettering community center. there was standing room only. the people want answers. >> this is the first time we had something like this happen so close to us and i would appreciate it if they're able to find out who did this. >> reporter: hosting the meeting prince george's county police said an entire squad is dedicated to the case. the fbi has assigned a crime analyst. investigators are getting tips daily. don't have a composite sketch of a suspect, but say they are
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still looking for a motive. >> as of this date right now we do not have an exact suspect description that we can share with you. >> we've spoken to students at amber's high school charles flowers and spoken to students at largo high school. we put this information out on our crime solvers tip line. >> reporter: 2 1/2 weeks ago an aarped man kicked in the door at amber stanley's home on chartsey street, went straight to her bedroom, kicked in that door and shot her several times. police tell fox 5 the foster daughter amber's mother was raising along with her own two children is in protective custody at an undisclosed location. officers had answered a service call a few days before the shooting at the home because of an incident involving that teen. meanwhile amber's mother attended the meeting where residents showed support. >> we need help. we need a community to pull together and get this person or
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persons, whoever did this horrendous murder that killed my baby, my baby girl. >> erma stanley said she's at a loss to explain the killing and she just wants to wake up from this horrible dream. anyone who saw or heard anything unusual the night of august 22nd is asked to call the police tip line. there's a $25,000 reward for information leading to arena. >> karen gray houston tonight. a virginia woman says a man somehow got into her apartment and attacked her friday night in the 8,000 block of shanute place in mclean. the man tried to sexually assault her. she fought him until he gave up and took off. a guilty verdict today in the murder of a d.c. man killed riding his bike home from work. neil godleski was riding through sherman circle in august of 2010 we had was shot. eric foreman was convicted of felony murder today just shy of his 18th birthday at the time. he now faces a mandatory 3rd
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years in prison. a toddler drowned in a community pool in olney today. a neighbor found the almost 3- year-old boy in the water on sandy knoll drive this morning, performed cpr. the boy was declared dead at the hospital. police are investigating and may file charges. the child was with a caretaker at the time. >> severe storms once again rocked our region this weekend taking down trees and power lines. in fact, at one point hundreds of thousands of homes were in the dark. tonight the clean-up continues. sue palka has more now from the fox 5 weather center. >> we felt what those storms did. it lowered our temperature from the 90s saturday to the 70s today, but it was a fast moving and really wicked line of storms that produced multiple reports of funnels and a lot of winds gusting to 60 miles an hour. folks in maryland and virginia were really hard hit. we'll show you a picture talk in hyattsville. these are residents on medwick drive. they spent most of the day
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yesterday clearing debris, lots of downed trees and power lines and this clean-up will probably take a little longer. another hard hit area is reston. they had to do two storm surveys thinking tornadoes touched down, but they didn't. needless to say 60-mile an hour wind gusts toppled trees onto cars and in one case a tree crushed a garage. lots of roofs were smashed in as well. michael jackson works for trees are us and says this weekend's storms have kept him hopping. >> it's been rough, some long days, a lot of stuff on houses and stuff, getting it off, just time consuming, you don't want to rush too fast to go through things and slip up and >> jackson expects the clean-up will take another week or so. let me show you what is the beneficial side of these storms. of course, it was very hot and humid before they got there. check out these temperatures we expect to hit overnight. 49 in frederick.
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gaithersburg 49 degrees, dulles probably dropping to 48. these are the coolest temperatures we've seen since early june. get those windows open and while we expect clear skies overnight, i'll let you know whether the sun is back tomorrow and how long we keep these below normal temperatures. we deserve it i think. >> yes. it feels nice outside. redskins fans still positively giddy more than 24 hours after the burgundy and gold upset the saints in new orleans. rg3 with a debut for the ages. lindsay murphy joins us with the head coach's reaction today. >> the head coach as well as all 53 redskins players are happy about this statement win, underdogs in the game starting a rookie quarterback and rookie running back and playing a powerhouse team that didn't lose at home all last season, but it's only one of 16 and regardless the redskins did score a field goal on the first drive. in the second series they would find the end zone. robert griffin, iii after he throws would get hit pretty
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good. the ball caught by pierre garcon and no. 88 goes 88 yards for the first touchdown of the season. how fitting is that? garcon injures his foot. the x-rays were negative. he will test when the team practices wednesday. griffin's second touchdown pass came in the 2nd quarter. griffin passes for 320 yards, the second most by a rookie in a season opener. another rookie in the big easy, running back alfred morris, 96 yards, 28 carries, two tds in the 40-32 win. the head coach put the victory in perspective. >> it's one game. we played well-being a good football team in their backyard and you got to feel good about yourself, enjoy it 24 hours and it's one game. we got 15 left. you take it game at a time and i think our football team is mature enough to understand it was a nice win, but it's one win. what you do the course of the season dictate what type of team you are. you got to feel good about what you did. when they come back wednesday,
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it's over and we get started. >> regardless still a really strong start and the big win yesterday has fueled a fan frenzy. some fans already talking super bowl. bob barnard has reaction to the start of the redskins season. >> i honestly believe that if the team can stay healthy and stay as quick and poised as i saw in the game yesterday, that the redskins are ready for a super bowl this year. >> reporter: yes, dorian payne is pretty excited about this year's team, but other fans of the burgundy and gold are frying not to get ahead of themselves. -- trying not to get ahead of themselves. >> the game was good. i'm trying to stay calm, not get too excited. we always win in the beginning and then it gets tough. >> reporter: you're not talking super bowl yet. >> not yet. >> we're used to losing, so when it's come time to win, hey, that's a blessing in disguise. >> reporter: have you been a fan for a while? >> oh, my lord, we've been here 37 years. so we've seen it all. >> reporter: the good and bad. >> the good and bad and ugly
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and we've seen a lot of ugly. >> reporter: but they looked pretty good sunday in the big easy with robert griffin, iii playing in his first nfl game. >> feeling very good about the way we played, the way we closed the game out. i'm very excited to have a new quarterback. i think that's what we was missing last year. >> reporter: we had tony boyd and other fans at the washington redskins store in bethesda where they say when the redskins win -- >> it bright understand my day, made my whole week -- brightened my day, made my whole week. when the redskins bring a win hope that excites the whole metropolitan area. >> i want a robert griffin, iii jersey, official nike jersey. it's really hard to find. >> i am very excited about this year. i think we're going to do very good. our defense is good. our offense looked awesome yesterday. went the ball going. so i think this year will be really, really good for us. i've been a fan since i was little. me and my daddy watched every sunday. >> i've been a fan since 1970. when i came to the u.s., the
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first thing i turned the tv was a redskins fan and i've been a redskins fan since then. >> it was a great game. there's hope for this season, so that's exciting. >> even fans who aren't thinking super bowl say they believe rg3 is the real deal and he will be fun to watch. i totally agree about rg3. the super bowl, never say never, but like shanahan said, it's only week one, not going to get that excited yet. >> thanks, lindsay. 400,000 chicago schoolchildren were not in class today and they won't be in school tomorrow either. their teachers are on strike, the first strike in chicago in 25 years. the teachers walked out after months of negotiations failed to produce a new contract. the school system is offering a 16% pay raise over four years, but there are other sticking points. >> the two issues come down to as you know, the teacher evaluation and also what is called about basically the
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issue of which teachers are in the classroom and who has the control. >> the strike has also become an issue in the presidential ray. republican candidate mitt romney blasted the teachers -- race. republican ramblings the teachers. president obama not taking sides but wants a quick resolution. the known 2 al-qaeda leader is dead killed in -- no. 2 al-qaeda leader is dead killed in a u.s. drone strike today when a missile struck their car. al shari was jailed in pa guantanamo bay for six years. his death will deal a major blow to the terror group. as we remember the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, millions are still sending financial help. >> but when you write that check, you may be surprised what it's really paying for. >> tonight on the news edge a gunman walks into a d.c.
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drugstore and shoots an employee in both legs, the same drugstore where another shooting took place just months ago, more at 11:00.  i'm barack obama, and i approve this message.  mitt romney's position on women's health...it's dangerous. vo:mitt romney and paul ryan would get rid of planned parenthood funding. and allow employers to deny coverage for cancer screenings and birth control. we can't afford to let him take away our choices... to take away basic health care. vo: both backed proposals to outlaw abortions...even in cases of rape and incest. i don't think that women's health issues have faced a crisis like this in decades.
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are speed camera fines in the district just too high? tonight neighbors showed up in numbers at a community meeting in ward 7 explaining why they think those camera fines are just making money for the city. fox 5's matt ackland was there. >> police say the sole purpose of these cameras is to save lives by preventing accidents. most residents understand that, but what they don't understand is why the city is charging violators so much, from $75 up to $250 a ticket. tonight at one of the few sitdown restaurants in ward 7 where unemployment is high and many residents struggle to make ends meet some say even one camera fine is a financial hardship. >> i'm not even making that much money that i can afford a
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$120 or 25 or 250. >> reporter: the issue of speed camera fines has been getting a lot of attention districtwide recently. a lot of people are upset. >> it doesn't make sense. it's about money. it's not about safety and i have a problem with that. >> reporter: council members tommy wells and mary cheh have started a discussion about possibly lowering fines. >> the tickets are just too high. >> reporter: council member wells agrees cameras are needed, but the expensive fines are not. >> it should not be such a hardship. the purpose of the fines is to improve the behavior. >> reporter: but there are some who disagree with him. >> we need one on alabama avenue. >> reporter: 70-year-old hillcrest resident gladys gray has no sympathy for speeders. >> give them a ticket. i beg for a camera. we're beg ing for more. >> reporter: many favor a flat fee getting rid of radar
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cameras altogether, but the question is how much? >> anything reasonable would between 50 and $75. >> d.c. council is the one that sets the fines, so the council will have to introduce legislation to change the fines. d.c. police do defend the cameras saying they are working when it comes to slowing people down, but the cameras are also on pace to generate $50 million a year for the district. >> a lot of money, thank you. former d.c. council chairman kwame brown will not be sentenced next week after awe. his lawyered asked for a delay, so it moves to sentencing on november 12th. brown pled guilty in june to bank fraud and a campaign finance violation charge and faces up to six months in prison on each charge. meantime it's likely a former campaign aide to mayor vincent gray won't serve jail time. prosecutors say howard brooks has been cooperative and provided substantial assistance into mayor gray's 2020 election
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campaign. brooks is accused of lying of paying off another mayoral candidate. brooks is scheduled to be sentenced in october. looks like the democratic national convention gave president obama a bit of a boost in the polls. cnn released a poll this morning showing president obama with 56% of the vote, mitt romney 46%. joined now by fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin to look deeper into all this. the new presidential poll nationwide you're not so concerned about, right? >> i don't think either candidate should be. i repeated something last night and i think it's worthy of repetition. mike dukakis was up 17 points. as far as i remember, mike dukakis didn't get elected president in 1988. he lost. so in these national polls talk to al gore. he won by over 500,000 votes in the year 2000 on the popular vote but did not win. i'm much more interested in the
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statewide polls, in the battle ground state, those eight states which are -- states, those eight states which are very close and in that president obama probably should feel a lot better. seven of those eight polls in terms of real clear politicians that obama is ahead. the only state he's behind in is north carolina. >> which ones do you think that it's looking like mitt romney and the republicans are kind of giving up on? >> a big state which is pennsylvania. even though there's real voter id questions there, which is on the ballot that you have to produce a voter id. so i'm a little skeptical of that one where they think they now have a shot being wisconsin, which was before it was not considered a battleground state and obama won it by 14 points. now polls are showing romney might win there. >> i think we all saw it coming the pivot towards the mid.
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mitt romney has done it in sort of -- middle. mitt romney has done it in sort of dramatic fashion in taking on healthcare. he vows to appeal obamacare and now he's thinking he's going to keep a lot of obamacare in his healthcare plan. >> you put it much better than i could, brian, and synthesized it very well. what was very dramatic is over the weekend in another major network he said he's not going to throw away all of obamacare. in fact, he's for not outlawing giving insurance to preexisting conditions and that goes directly to the individual mandate. you really can't have that provision where somebody can get insurance even with a preexisting condition without everybody paying into the pool which is the individual mandate. already republicans, some realms, are calling him flip- flopping -- republicans, are calling him flop flopping and he also wants to maintain people up to 26 you can be on
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your parents' insurance. so these are dramatic shifts and some people are calling it a complete turnaround. >> fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin. the debates haven't even begun, but construction on the inauguration stage are already in the works. the west front of the u.s. capitol is closed off. it's quite a process. crews need to build the stands, bleachers, stage, inauguration scheduled for january 21st which we know will probably be the coldest day of the year of 2013. >> i deed. i remember it four years ago. we -- indeed. i remember it four years ago. we have seen a number of tragic shooting this summer. a video now airing on youtube offers up tips on how to react if a gunman opens fire in a public place. the prince george's county police department is urging everyone to watch. >> there are three things you could do that make a difference. run, hide, fight.
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first and foremost, if you can get out, do. >> homeland security officials in houston produced this run, hide, fight video with a grant from the department of homeland security. coming up a schoolyard incident sent several toddlers to the emergency room. >> and the maryland man once linked to the death of a woman in aruba now facing a lawsuit, details of his latest legal troubles up next. president clinton: this election to m me is about which...
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american express is now suing the maryland man suspected in the death of his travel companion in aruba. the lawsuit seeks to void a travel insurance policy that gary giordano took out on robyn gardner in her name before their trip. giordano was arrested after gardner went missing in aruba of the last year a judge ordered him released due to a lack of evidence. several toddlers wound up in the emergency room after being stung by bees in a fire drill at th temple emanuel
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this is fox 5 news at 10:00. the 9/11 memorial is expected to be breathtaking once it's finished, but it comes with a jaw dropping price tag. the foundation that rubs the memorial estimates that -- runs the memorial estimates that once the $705 million is complete, it could take millions to operate. for many people impacted by the events of 9/11 few causes
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are more important than helping the victims and the first responders, but as fox 5 investigates, some 9/11 charities are not living up to their promises and there are questions about where that money is going. sherri ly reports. >> you have some breaking news and we'll go to live picture from new york city. apparently a plane has crashed into the world trade center in new york. >> reporter: the tragedy of 9/11 led to an outpouring of sympathy, support and money, hundreds of charities created in the wake of the disaster raised more than $2 billion. >> what would be more catastrophic would be to drop a building on the people who were there to help. >> reporter: america's 9/11 ride was ted shertef's answer. the past 10 years he's led a 400-mile four-day motorcycle ride to all three crash sites. it starts in shanksville,
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pennsylvania, goes to the pentagon and ends at new york's ground zero. >> it's a heart thing you do. you can't pay me to do it. >> reporter: he's not paid and neither is anyone else on the board. all the work that goes into it is voluntary and over the years the leesburg virginia charity raised $2.2 million. its mission, to provide scholarship to the children of first responders and to help cash strapped fire departments and police around the country, but putting on the ride is costly. >> some look at it is where does your fund goes? our major thing for funding is hotel rooms. >> reporter: in 10 years only $168,000 has gone to scholarships after paying for hotels, food, tolls, compensation to close roads and other expenses, another 540,000 went to buy motorcycles and help first responders. charity navigator which evaluates more than 6,000 charities says donors should be concerned. >> we think it's terrible. we think it's a real waste of
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money when these kind of expensive events seem to cost so much money. >> reporter: while the event's website features a pie chart counting nearly 90% of its money goes to programs and services, its 2011 tax file shows differently with 44% of revenues spent on fundraising with far less return. >> they claim that scholarships are a central part of what they do, but out of $400,000 raised approximately 350 to $400,000 raised about 30,000 goes to scholarships. >> reporter: following the terrorist attack the irs fast tracked more than 300 9/11- related charities. as of 2006 charity navigator found 1/3 couldn't be found. 38 were out of business. >> after a few years the amount of giving declined significantly. >> i had this lofty expectation of maybe getting half a million or 700,000. >> reporter: tom heiden berger
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learned how hard it is to raise money. five years after the attacks he biked 33 days across the country in remembrance to honor the 33 flight crew members that died including his wife. >> i had to want to see it through. i mean because i physically lost someone and i wanted to do this on my own. >> reporter: he raised $150,000, split between the memorial fund at each crash site. it angers him to see other charities that failed to live up to promises like the ones that pledged to send victims' children to college. >> they're getting between 2,000, 2,500, 10,000, small amounts. what's it cost to send a kid to college now a days? it doesn't meet the expectations. >> reporter: believes events like america's 9/11 ride still have a symbolic value, not measured in dollars. >> it's better than nothing and it's not just as i mentioned earlier about money. it's not just about a service.
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it's about remembering someone or an event. >> i'm not a professional fundraiser. i'm just a local guy who was motivated to do something. >> reporter: last month hundreds of bikers made the journey on america's 9/11 ride. people will have to judge for themselves whether it's money well spent. sherri ly, fox 5 news. for the first time america's 9/11 foundation hired an executive director to help boost fundraising. charity navigator recommends checking out any charity before donating. check the organization's finances, management accountability and mission. members of the muslim community will mark tomorrow's anniversary with a blood drive. the amadea muslim community, one of the oldest muslim organizations in the country holding its second annual muslim for belief blood drive. the goal is to show muslims value human life. >> i think we have a terrorist
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attack of proportions we cannot begin to imagine. >> september 11, 2001, the day terror and tragedy hit hope, thousands of lives lost at the -- home, thousands of lives lost at the hands of muslim extremists. 11 years later there's bloodshed again, only this time to save lives. >> from 9/11, 2001, the impression was created that muslims are for destruction of life and we want to change that impression. >> reporter: on capitol hill the muslim community is holding its second annual muslims for life campaign. >> there's still a lot of questions about muslims. so that's why we're doing this to kind of show that there are kind of modern muslims out there versus extremists you see on the news. >> reporter: the nationwide effort aims to collect 11,000 bags of lug from muslims and nonmuslim -- blood from muslims and nonmuslims alive. with the help of the red cross
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and support from members of congress people from all walks of life and different faiths are coming together to give blood and show the good that can come from a national tragedy. >> i think it's important to remember it helps us all to move forward and by donating the blood it helps others. >> we need to work together to help everyone out. >> reporter: many say the september 11th attacks hijacked islam and put american muslims on the defensive about their religion. the hope is that drives like this reverse the damage showing that despite our differences we all shed the same blood, blood now given in honor of those lost that fateful day 11 years ago. >> we are all united because we all care about humanity. >> reporter: maureen umeh, fox 5 news. as you might suspect, there will be several events in the area tomorrow to commemorate the 9/11 attacks, among them prayer services at washington national catalanotto darling
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remembrances in leesburg and at -- cathedral, remembrances at leesburg. for a full list go to www.myfoxdc.com. coming up next a brand-new study shows some women's health screenings are not helping at all. >> relief at the gas pump could come very soon, why you may want to wait a few days to fill up next.   >> this fox 5 stock market report is brought to you by your lexus dealer. live life heroically. [ romney ] this president can ask us to be patient.
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new recommendations say ovarian cancer screenings do not help women beat the disease. it's said women at average risk do not need screened and women at higher risks probably do not benefit from the screenings.
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they say some do more harm than good heed tongue necessary surgeries. if you -- leading to unnecessary surgeries. if you can wait until next monday to fill up, it should save some money. the oil price information service says prices will drop 25 to 50 cents a gallon by thanksgiving. now the national average 3.83, d.c. 3.98, maryland's average 3.78, virginia 3.69. looks like general motors electric car is leafing the company all wet. -- leaving the company all wet. the volt costs about $89,000 to produce but costs about 40 grand. you do the numbers. gm says the estimates are grossly wrong because they only take into account the number of volts sold. still gm admits the first generation of the car would probably not turn a profit. tonight on the news edge on the eve of the 11th anniversary of 9/11 how local police officials are trying to prevent another major threat.
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you're about to meet a man who spent half his life looking for bad guys in d.c. he's chased down some of the city's most notorious criminals and you can thank him for making the d.c. streets a little safer. >> yeah, that's me. >> reporter: yes, that's detective eddie vasquez still chasing criminals, as he puts it not bad for a guy with cancer. >> a lot of the guys that we catch, they run so hard, they hide for so long that when we finally come through the door, they know that the game is over. >> reporter: young eddie had just finished a tour in the army and was back home in puerto rico looking for a job he loved. he became an officer in puerto rico, then saw a newspaper ad for d.c.'s metropolitan department. >> i remember grabbing the newspaper telling my wife we're
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going to d.c. i'm going to be a cop in d.c. she looked at me and she said okay. whatever. what you want for lunch? >> reporter: when eddie started with mpd, he was assigned here to the 4th district on georgia avenue and this is where he got the itch to hunt down fugitives. soon he earned a spot on the capitol area regional fugitive task force. in the '90s d.c.'s murder rates soared. >> you knew you were going to work to hunt down a homicide guy. >> reporter: he worked d.c.'s first triple homicide. >> i think it was over $20. >> reporter: he barely made it to work during the blizzard of 1996. >> that's when i got my call that the guy that i had been looking for, the triple homicide guy, he was taking a bath. >> reporter: they got him and later eddie helped capture the area's most notorious bank robbers. >> that was my first time that i actually saw someone say that
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so and, so by -- that's so and so by the way he walks. i know that walk. >> reporter: he saved his commendations, but says what means the most is feeling he helped make the city safe, but now he's in danger. eddie's non-hodgkin's lymphoma came back strong a few years ago and he can no longer work. >> it's hard to let go. it's hard to see the news and see that they're looking for the bad guy and i can't be there. it's hard. >> reporter: in washington beth parker, fox 5 news. fairfax county emergency officials released the 911 call from the day a rabid animal attacked a woman in a lake. take a listen. >> fairfax county 911. what's your emergency? >> there's a beaver attacking a woman. we need an ambulance. >> turned out to be a cousin of the we've called a nutria. it attacked 83-year-old lillian peterson who wound up with
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serious injuries. police say there have not been noticeable increases in the number of rabid animals, but it's much more common in raccoons and bats. tonight is the last chance to vent about the way power companies handled the june derecho in maryland. the public service commission is accepting comments on its website through tonight. there will be hearings thursday and friday. for our link to the website go to www.myfoxdc.com. click on web links near the top of the screen. >> apparently they haven't heard of the internet, because you can comment on that forever. people won't stop commenting. >> i tell you, what the weather right now feels wonderful. >> it's going to be chilly in the morning and tomorrow is the 11th anniversary of 9/11 as we all know and everyone talks about how beautiful that day was. tomorrow is going to be almost exactly like that, maybe a little chillier in the morning. enjoy the good sleeping weather. it we be a stunning beauty of a
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day tomorrow. we do have temperatures that will tank tonight. the air is really i do over d.c. so that's -- dry over d.c. so that's why we think temperatures in the 40s will be doable, but it looks like the weather will hang around. check out the weather headline. high pressure will dominate all week and not just at the surface, but also aloft. it's doing many good things in addition to it's going rid of heat and humidity. it's keeping tropical storm leslie and hurricane michael out to sea. it's going right pass cape race newfoundland. they'll get a close call with it. they've got a strong tropical storm with winds 70 miles an hour. high pressure is dominating much of the east coast. we think this will hang around all week. there will be warm days and cool nights certainly by the middle of the week. as the high slips closer to the coast, we'll find our temperatures climbing into the mid-80s. today it was way below average at 77 degrees, dulles 76, bwi
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thurgood marshall 75. if we drop into the 40s tonight, that will be the coolest air in the suburbs since maybe mid- to late may. check out your temperature trend the next several days. our average high dropped to 82 degrees. we'll be below it tomorrow at 78 degrees. by wednesday about 82. we go a little above average thursday for a nice comfortable day, nice low humidity 85 degrees. friday about 84. all these days look like they'll be dry. in fact, our next chance for showers probably not coming until sometime sunday with a weak front, so not expecting storms, just a couple chances for showers sunday. meanwhile our temperature in the district still one of the warmer spots at 67 degrees, but a lot of other spots down to the 50s, 54 gaithersburg, 52 frederick, 61 baltimore, 60 for fredericksburg and you can see culpeper down to 54 degrees and out here we'll find a lot of spots dropping into the 40s. check out our projected low temperatures under clear skies,
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very dry conditions, 57 for the district, a pair of 49s for gaithersburg and frederick, dulles 48 degrees and culpeper comes in at 49 degrees. a little warmer closer to the bay, annapolis may come in closer to 60 degrees. tonight clear skies mean chilly low temperatures, but 57 for the district, full sunshine tomorrow, a lot more of the same great weather we had today. sunny and crisp with a temperature of 78 degrees. it will be cool in the morning, 60 in the city, but 50s in the suburbs at 8 a.m. by noon 73 degrees, sunshine and 5:00 78 with mostly sunny skies continuing. here's where we're thinking the highs hit tomorrow, again another day in the 70s, maybe on the lower end of the 70s looking out to the western suburbs and 78 degrees in the district. satellite and radar again shows us all the clear skies that we have. you have to go all the way out to the rockies to find those showers and you can see a little bit of the tropical
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storm rains going past halifax and november scioscia or at least getting closer at this point. our futurecast -- nova scotia or at least getting closer at this point. our futurecast shows it trying to make a run at us but it won't be till later in the week those showers are able to get in here. your seven-day forecast, 78 degrees tomorrow, full sunshine thursday, friday, saturday and temperatures gradually warming to the mid-80s closer to the end of the week, maybe a couple showers sunday and monday with temperatures in the low 80s, but that's a pretty great run of weather. we'll start seeing leaves begin to get a little color with those temperatures at night. all of a sudden summer is gone. fall has rolled into town. >> i'm looking forward to it. britney spears settling into her new role at the judge's seat on x-factor and the pop star's surprising tough love may be giving designated bad guy and fellow judge simon cowell a run for his money.
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fox's adam housley reports. >> reporter: the x-factor is back for season 2 can demi lovato and britney spears joining l.a. reid and simon cowell at the judges table. >> i always know in the first day whoever we hire in two or three hours is going to be a what the hell have i done, right? one hour away from that. >> you can't destroy that song, sweetie. >> reporter: promos have offered glimpses of judge britney crushing hopes and dreams of some contestants during their first sessions. >> it was hard for me at first and then you gradually get used to it. >> it's hard because they all boo you. >> i want to know who let you on stage. >> you've got to have that good gut instinct and importantly straight way both of them were very happy to say no to people. i actually came off as a softy.
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i was saying yes to people and near looking at me like these people are never going to be stars and i'm kind of like yeah, you've got a point. >> reporter: what is spears looking for now that she's settled into her new role? >> i think it's the package. i want them to be able to perform. i want them to feel alive on stage and, of course, their voice has to be amazing as well. >> i've got a very good feeling about you. >> reporter: simon believes he's already found one future star. >> i've already seen someone actually in my category and i'm not saying which category it is. so i would sign on the spot tomorrow and i see place sieve gap in the market for that artist right now -- a massive gap in the market for that artist right now. i can feel it. >> reporter: judge for yourself on the two night premier of x-factor which kicks off wednesday on fox. in hollywood adam housley, fox news. many people can't wait to retire, but rose syracuse isn't one of them.
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she started working for macy's as a teen ager. syracuse is now 92. she's spent 73 years with the company, called it quits last week. she didn't want toe drier but broke her hip six months -- to retire, but broke her hip six months ago. coming up the president gets personal on the campaign trail, the funny picture from a florida pizza shop and the viral video. guess what? vice president biden now has one to match. >> ahead on the news edge a toy for tech savvy kids, details on the new children's tablet at 11:00. [ male announcer ] for the dreamers...
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rapper nicki minaj caused quite a stir last week when she rapped about romney and president obama said he wasn't quite sure she meant the verse to be taken literally.
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today she tweeted, in fact, she was being sarcastic and sent her support to president obama and said she's thrilled the president weighed in on her song. meantime president obama is feeling the love from supporters while campaigning in florida. the republican owner of a pizzeria in ft. pierce literally swept the president off his feet with his huge bear hug. the president praised him for using his business success to give back to his community. the republican now says he is voting for obama. the president's no. 2 cozied up with voters during a campaign visit in ohio this weekend seen with a group of bikers. the vp stopped by a diner on his way to a speech and ended up calling over the female member of the group and told her, "i know who runs the show." even pulled up a chair in front of hips, but it looks like her friends were a little suspicious. who knows. thanks so much for joining us tonight. here's brian now withhe

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